Chemistry home

Announcements

Periodic Table Project app screenshot

The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps being downloaded over 15 000 times. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine is running a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). The deadline for contest submissions has been extended to March 31, 2017. See the new elements contest page for more details.

  1. Aug. 26, 2016Waterloo chemists develop promising cheap, sustainable grid energy storagewindmill and solar panels

    Waterloo chemists have developed a safe, high-capacity zinc-ion battery that costs half the price of current lithium-ion batteries, yet lasts twice as long.

  2. Aug. 11, 2016Marcel Nooijen joins elite international quantum molecular societyMarcel Nooijen

    Professor Marcel Nooijen was elected last month to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences (IAQMS) for his work in theoretical chemistry. He is the fourth Canadian to join this prestigious academy, three of whom are affiliated with the University of Waterloo: Professors Josef Paldus, Jiri Cizek and now Nooijen.

  3. Aug. 10, 2016Tadeusz Gorecki awarded Polish Academy of Sciences medalTadeusz Gorecki

    Last month, Professor Tadeusz Gorecki was awarded the 2016 Professor Andrzej Waksmundzki medal by the Committee on Analytical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in recognition for his contributions to the field of separation sciences.

Read all news
  1. Dec. 6, 2016M.Sc. Thesis Defence: Kai Wang

    Study of ion and solvent transport through graphene oxide membranes

    Kai Wang

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016
    10:00 a.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

  2. Dec. 14, 2016M.Sc. Thesis Defence: Yun Wu

    3D printing of soft hydrogels incorporating functional nanomaterials

    Yun Wu

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    2:00 p.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

  3. Dec. 15, 2016M.Sc. Thesis Defence: Hanbing Fang

    Manipulation of the plasmonic properties of n-type doped colloidal indium oxide nanocrystals

    ​Hanbing Fang

    Thursday, December 15, 2016
    1:00 p.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

All upcoming events